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Evidence of Demand for Index Insurance: Experimental Games and Commercial Transactions in Ethiopia
Abstract We present results of experimental games with smallholder farmers in Tigray, Ethiopia, in 2010, in which participants in the games allocated money across risk management options. One of theExpand
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Investigating Demand for Weather Index Insurance: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia
There is much interest in weather index insurance as a poverty‐mitigating tool, but concerns persist about potential demand for the product among the poorest of the poor. This paper relates theExpand
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Nonspherical and spherical characterization of ice in Hurricane Erin for wideband passive microwave comparisons
[1] In order to better understand the characteristics and physical-to-radiative relationships of frozen hydrometeors in hurricane systems, computed brightness temperatures (TB) from 10.7 to 183 ± 10Expand
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The Structure of Tornadoes near Attica, Kansas, on 12 May 2004: High-Resolution, Mobile, Doppler Radar Observations
Abstract The University of Massachusetts W- and X-band, mobile, Doppler radars scanned several tornadoes at close range in south-central Kansas on 12 May 2004. The detailed vertical structure of theExpand
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Climate Choices for a Sustainable Southwest
This chapter provides an integrated overview of solutions and choices for responding to climate change in ways that reduce risks and support sustainable development in the Southwest. The goal is toExpand
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Climate change , one decade at a time
Climate change is happening now, and further changes during the next decades are inevitable (IPCC, 2007). During the last century, the global climate warmed by about 0.7°C. At the same time, thereExpand
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Eco-Reps: A Living Plan
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